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Fallaway Reverse and Slip Pivot

Tango Fallaway Reverse and Slip Pivot

Tango Fallaway Reverse and Slip Pivot is a Gold level figure. This online reference gives a detailed description of the dance steps, including timing, footwork, alignment, and movement; steps diagram; a list of figures that may precede or follow the pattern; and videos providing instruction and demonstration of the figure, techniques and practice routines that include it.

Leader

Step Timing Movement 
Alignment Footwork Turn CBM Notes
1 Q LF fwd in CBMP DC H
CBM
2 Q RF back in Fallaway, R side leading BDW, moving down LOD IE of BH


3 Q LF back in CBMP and Fallaway Down LOD BH


4 Q RF back, LF held in CBMP To center, toe turned in, end LOD or DW BHB
CBM Total 7/8 or 3/4 turn to L

Follower

Step Timing Movement 
Alignment Footwork Turn CBM Notes
1 Q RF back in CBMP DC BH

2 Q LF back in Fallaway, L side leading Backing DC, moving down LOD IE of BH


3 Q RF back in CBMP and Fallaway (small step), LF held in CBMP DC to end facing center B
CBM
4 Q LF fwd in CBMP, RF held in CBMP To center, to end LOD or DW BH
CBM Total 7/8 or 3/4 turn to L

Note:
  • This figure can be danced into corner, starting DW or LOD to follow with a Reverse figure DC of new LOD.